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Image for At the South Pole; or, the Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner

At the South Pole; or, the Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner

By: Kingston, William HG

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin:

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 017250

Condition: Good


415pp, 44 illustrations. Black leather gilt, 5 bands to spine, title label, spine slightly dulled, rubs to edges and corners, marbled endpapers, general light foxing, a few marks to contents. A good tight very presentable of this classic. 4th edition, undated, circa 1884. View more info

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Collected Prose

By: Lowell, Robert / Edited and Introduced By Robert Giroux

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021557

ISBN: 0571149790

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 377pp, notes and sources, appendix, Black cloth boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. This volume brings together for the first time Lowell's critical appreciation of poets ancient and modern; his thoughts on translation; and several pieces of autobiography, two of them unpublished. There are also extended interviews of 1961 and 1971. View more info

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Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal NS2 1993

By: Macniven, Ian S / Peirce, Carol (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, International Lawrence Durrell Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019393

Condition: Very Good


ix + 204pp + adverts. Softback, card covers, rubs to corners, light reading wear, general light browning to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy. Various sections cover essays, poetry, reviews, notes & queries, bibliography, plus a tribute to the late Alan G Thomas, (antiquarian, biographer, friend, bookdealer), by Gerald M Durrell. View more info

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The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

By: Marlowe, Christopher / Edited By AH Bullen / Introduced By Charles Nicholl

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022855

Condition: Very Good


74pp, notes, 8 woodcuts. Black cloth over pictorial boards, top edge of pages red, a VG copy in slipcase. View more info

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Maltaverne (Un Adoleescent D'autrefois)

By: Mauriac, Francois (Translated By Jean Stewart)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd: 1970

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 017407

ISBN: 0413445704

Condition: Very Good


195pp. Khaki boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The International Library of Phenomenology and Moral Sciences. Telling How Texts Talk: Essays on Reading and Ethnomethodology

The International Library of Phenomenology and Moral Sciences. Telling How Texts Talk: Essays on Reading and Ethnomethodology

By: McHoul, A.W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021648

ISBN: 0710090471

Condition: Very Good


xi + 163+ 14pp adverts at rear. Index, bibliography, notes. Mauve boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Tacitus' Annals

By: Mellor, Ronald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016416

ISBN: 0195151933

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 255pp, index, bibliography. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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The Journal of the William Morris Society Volume XV Number 4 Summer 2004 Special Issue: Morris and the Book Arts

By: Miles, Rosie (Editor)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The William Morris Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022034

Condition: Very Good


192pp, notes, bibliography, 7 colour plates, illustrations in text. Card covers, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Complete Winnie the Pooh: Winnie the Pooh; The House at Pooh Corner; The Complete Poems for Christopher Robin

The Complete Winnie the Pooh: Winnie the Pooh; The House at Pooh Corner; The Complete Poems for Christopher Robin

By: Milne, AA

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022852

Condition: Very Good


3 volume set in slipcase. 194pp + sketches at rear; 201pp + sketches at rear; 224pp. All 3 volumes, decorated front board and spine, colour illustrations within. Colour fading to spine of each, minor mark to page edges of 1 book, overall a VG set in a few minor rubs) slipcase. Very heavy, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Don Quixote: The Bramelds' Adventure

By: Milne, Ian Fraser

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Three Spur Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022590

ISBN: 0953081206

Condition: Very Good


140pp, bibliography, 65 illustrations. Blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Part novel and part reference, this book will appeal to both collectors of blue and white pottery and Don Quixote enthusiasts. Includes a signed letter from the author, requesting a review of the book. View more info

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The Truest Fairy Tale: An Anthology of the Religious Writings of G.K. Chesterton

By: Morris, Kevin L (Editor) / Chesterton, GK

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Lutterworth Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15046

ISBN: 071883061X

Condition: Very Good


255pp, index, bibliography. Softback, light wear only, VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for The Stratford-upon-Avon Library 1: Thomas Nashe. Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil; Summer's Last Will and Testament; The Terrors of the Night; The Unfortunate Traveller; and Selected Writings

The Stratford-upon-Avon Library 1: Thomas Nashe. Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil; Summer's Last Will and Testament; The Terrors of the Night; The Unfortunate Traveller; and Selected Writings

By: Nashe, Thomas / Wells, Stanley (Editor)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016627

Condition: Very Good


ix + 374pp, glossarial notes and index, textual appendix, Blue boards, general light foxing only, a VG clean tight copy in (edge rubbed, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

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The Old Man in the Corner

By: Orczy, Baroness

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: R24512

Condition: Very Good


340pp, red boards, gilt to spine, blind-stamped figure of an old man to front board, slight fading to spine, light wear only. General light foxing to contents, page edges browned, a clean tight copy without dustwrapper. Undated but advert facing title page refers to the publication of 'El Dorado' in this year (published in 1913 and was the first of the Scarlet Pimpernel books with Hodder & Stoughton). By inference therefore, this book must be a 1913 reprint. Scarce. View more info

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Casts of Thought. Writing in and Against Tradition (Instructor's Edition with Answers)

By: Otte, George / Palumbo, Linda J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021616

ISBN: 002439971X

Condition: Very Good


xix + 492 + 58pp. Softback, light reading creases to covers, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for A Band of Arrogant and United Heroes: The Story of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production of the Wars of the Roses

A Band of Arrogant and United Heroes: The Story of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production of the Wars of the Roses

By: Pearson, Richard / Forewords By Dame Peggy Ashcroft and Sir Peter Hall

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Adelphi Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030112

ISBN: 1856540057

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 114pp, bibliography, index, 6 appendices, black and white photographs. Large format softback, slight browning to covers, creasing to very tips of a few page corners, overall a VG copy. 5 signatories to title page, a personalised gift inscription from the author plus those of Jeffrey Dench, Ted Valentine, Peter Geddis and John Corvin. Included is a loose A5 launch notice, which details readings to be given by 4 of the signatories, on March 21st at 7pm. View more info

Image for The Stukeley Plays: 'The Battle of Alcazar' by George Peele and 'The Famous History of the Life and Death of Captain Thomas Stukeley (Revels Plays Companion Library)

The Stukeley Plays: 'The Battle of Alcazar' by George Peele and 'The Famous History of the Life and Death of Captain Thomas Stukeley (Revels Plays Companion Library)

By: Peele, George / Edited By Charles Edelman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030071

ISBN: 0719062349

Condition: Very Good


xii + 243pp, index, 3 appendices, notes. Black boards, slight browning to pages, a VG copy in a near VG (short closed edge tear to front) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Dickens and Dickensiana: A Catalogue of the Richard Gimbel Collection in the Yale University Library

Dickens and Dickensiana: A Catalogue of the Richard Gimbel Collection in the Yale University Library

By: Podeschi, John B

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Library: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021642

Condition: Near Very Good


xxiii + 571pp, frontispiece. Green cloth boards, rubs to corners with slight fraying in one place, paper spine label (slightly creased, repair to one corner, new replacement tipped in to rear endpaper), light ageing to contents, overall a near VG copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Soldier's Art: A Novel  (Uncorrected Proof Copy)

The Soldier's Art: A Novel (Uncorrected Proof Copy)

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1966

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 022866

Condition: Good+


228pp, Softback, browning to covers, 2 publisher's stamps to front cover, light ageing only to contents, a few light rubs, a Good+ copy. The 8th novel in the 'Music of Time' series. View more info

Image for In Search of Lost Time (6 Volume Set): Swann's Way; Within a Budding Grove; The Guermantes Way; Sodom and Gomorrah; The Captive; The Fugitive Time Regained

In Search of Lost Time (6 Volume Set): Swann's Way; Within a Budding Grove; The Guermantes Way; Sodom and Gomorrah; The Captive; The Fugitive Time Regained

By: Proust, Marcel / Translated By CK Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin, Revised By DJ Enright, Introduced By Jean-Yves Tadie

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022853

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this edition (2000). 6 volume set in 2 slipcases. Blue cloth boards, pages have a uniform slightly browned appearance but this is so uniform it is likely to be the tint of the paper. Most volumes probably unread, a VG set in (slight edge fading to 1 edge, slight bumping to 1 corner) slipcases. Very heavy set (approx 8kg packed), UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Latin Prose Versions Contributed By Various Scholars

By: Ramsay, George G

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1894

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 016422

Condition: Very Good


xii + 381pp, index, list of authors of english passages, list of contributors. Quarter bound in white vellum over maroon boards with gilt titling and bands to spine and gilt figurehead decoration to front board. Rubbing to corners otherwise light wear only, general light foxing, gilt top edge, rough cut to fore- and bottom edges. Limited edition, this is copy no. 133/300 printed on large paper. View more info

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XIX Century Fiction. A Bibliographical Record Based on His Own Collection. Volume II Only

By: Sadleir, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Maurizio Martino Publisher:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021245

Condition: Very Good


195pp, indexes, 16 plates. Maroon cloth boards, minor marks to rear, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. This is one of a limited edition reprint of 350 copies but is undated, although the base of the spine is dated 1951. This is volume II only, and covers the 'Yellow-back Collection' and the 'Novelists' Libraries', 'Standard Novels' and 'The Parlour Library' etc.. View more info

Image for Trollope: A Bibliography. An Analysis of the History and Structure of the Works of Anthony Trollope, and a General Survey of the Effect of Original Publishing Conditions on a Book's Subsequent Rarity

Trollope: A Bibliography. An Analysis of the History and Structure of the Works of Anthony Trollope, and a General Survey of the Effect of Original Publishing Conditions on a Book's Subsequent Rarity

By: Sadleir, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Dawsons of Pall Mall: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021619

Condition: Near Very Good


xvi + 322pp, index, illustrations. Blue boards, small rubs, general ageing to contents, overall a near VG copy without dustwrapper. Includes a loose 10pp booklet, 'Addenda and Corrigenda (1934) to Trollope: A Bibliography (1928). Edge creasing/small edge tears, a Good copy. View more info

Image for Romance and Laughter in the Archipelago: Essays on Classical and Contemporary Poetics of the Malay World

Romance and Laughter in the Archipelago: Essays on Classical and Contemporary Poetics of the Malay World

By: Salleh, Muhammad Haji

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Malaysia, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020399

ISBN: 9833391656

Condition: Very Good


xi + 371pp, index, bibliography, appendix. Softback, general light reading wear, overall a VG copy. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page, dated 12/05/16. View more info

Image for Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress

Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress

By: Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, William Carlos Williams, with Letters of Protest By GVL Slingsby & Vladimir Dixon /James Joyce

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1936

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 022326

Condition: Very Good


196pp. Gilt on blue cloth boards, dated owner's details to front endpaper, general browning to contents, very slight browning to board edges, a VG copy in (browning to spine and edges, very small losses mainly to spine head/tail, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Undated, but french print code of 5-1929 at rear, so assumed to be 1936 1st UK edition. 12 essays dealing with different aspects of James Joyce's Work in Progress. View more info

Image for Pap With an Hatchet by John Lyly: An Annotated, Modern-Spelling Edition (The Revels Plays Companion Library)

Pap With an Hatchet by John Lyly: An Annotated, Modern-Spelling Edition (The Revels Plays Companion Library)

By: Scragg, Leah (Editor) / Lyly, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 2015

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 022749

ISBN: 0719087384

Condition: Very Good


x + 115pp, index, notes. Printed boards, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer  Night's Dream

Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030156

Condition: Very Good


xv + 184pp, 12 colour plates, illustrations in text. Green pictorial boards, spine slightly faded otherwise a VG copy without inscription, in a VG matching slipcase. View more info

Image for Grains of Sand: Melvyn Bragg's Cumbrian Novels

Grains of Sand: Melvyn Bragg's Cumbrian Novels

By: Shapcott, John / Afterword By Melvyn Bragg)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Staffordshire, Churnet Valley Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030086

ISBN: 1904546978

Condition: Very Good


322pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. Softback, a VG copy. An extended study of Melvyn Bragg's importance as a regional novelist. View more info

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Selected Works, Poetry and Prose

By: Shevchenko, Taras

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018755

Condition: Very Good


536pp, illustrations, some in colour. Maroon cloth boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped, small losses, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Gift dedication to front endpaper, from Andrey Lebedev, son of the translator, Irina Zheleznova. View more info

Image for Dear Octopus: A Comedy in Three Acts

Dear Octopus: A Comedy in Three Acts

By: Smith, Dodie

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 030111

Condition: Good


124pp, 8 black and white plates. Red boards, general foxing/browning to contents, spine dulled, no ownership inscriptions, a Good copy without dustwrapper. This copy is signed by all but one of the cast, the majority of signatures on the plates. It includes that of John Gielgud which is dated, plus Leon Quartermaine, Nan Munro, Madge Compton, Valerie Taylor, John Justin, Sylvia Hammond, Pat Sylvester, Muriel Pavlow, Una Venning, Felix Irwin, Jean Ormonde, Kate Cutler, An... View more info

Image for The Cumbrian Minstrel; Being a Poetical Miscellany of Legendary, Gothic, and Romantic Tales, the Scenes and Subjects of Which are Principally Laid in the Border Counties of England and Scotland; Together with Several Essays in the Northern Dialect;.

The Cumbrian Minstrel; Being a Poetical Miscellany of Legendary, Gothic, and Romantic Tales, the Scenes and Subjects of Which are Principally Laid in the Border Counties of England and Scotland; Together with Several Essays in the Northern Dialect;.

By: Stagg, John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Manchester, T Wilkinson: 1821

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022592

Condition: Good


2 volumes in 1. vii + 290pp; 288pp. Half leather, solid with just light wear, over maroon boards. Gilt bands to spine, black title label. General ageing to contents, a few marks and creases, overall a Good tight copy. View more info

Image for Literature Through Film: Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation

Literature Through Film: Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation

By: Stam, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019850

ISBN: 1405102888

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 388pp, index, chapter notes, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (The Revels Plays Companions Library)

Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (The Revels Plays Companions Library)

By: Steggle, Matthew

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020900

ISBN: 0719063582

Condition: Very Good


x + 222pp, index, bibliography, appendix, chapter notes, frontispiece. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (closed nick to one corner) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Broad Stream: Aspects of Australian Literature

The Broad Stream: Aspects of Australian Literature

By: Stewart, Douglas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Angus and Robertson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R24382

ISBN: 0207131929

Condition: Very Good


Part of the 'Perspectives in Australian Literature' series. 299pp, tan boards, slight edge rubbing, light ageing, VG clean tight copy in (spine head internally reinforced, slight edge chipping with minor loss, price-clipped, protected) dustwrapper. An excellent collection of essays on the work of a wide range of Australian writers and poets. View more info

Image for The Art and Craft of Letters: Parody

The Art and Craft of Letters: Parody

By: Stone, Christopher

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker:

Seller ID: 022875

Condition: Very Good


62pp. Black boards, paper title label to spine (minor edge loss), light overall wear and ageing, a VG copy. Undated, but post 1913. No dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad

Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad

By: Taplin, Oliver

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017257

ISBN: 0198140274

Condition: Very Good


xi + 314pp, indexes, glossary, bibliography, appendix. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Specimens of Swedish and German Poetry: Part I Poems of Esaias Tegner; Part II Schiller's Maid of Orleans

Specimens of Swedish and German Poetry: Part I Poems of Esaias Tegner; Part II Schiller's Maid of Orleans

By: Tegner, Esaias / Von Schiller, Friedrich / Translated By JED Bethune

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021166

Condition: Good


xiii + 167pp + xxiii + lith plate + 222pp. Green boards, sunning to spine, a few marks, edge rubs, loss to (repaired) paper title label to spine, general foxing to contents, a few internal marks, overall a Good copy of the first edition. Scarce. View more info

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Times May Change

By: Thomas, Gilbert / Thomas, David St John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015674

Condition: Very Good


172pp, not illustrated. Light ageing only, slight foxing to edges, blue boards, a VG copy in Good+ (slight edge chipping with minor loss, mainly to corners, not price-clipped, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Dedication to front endpaper signed 'Gilbert'. View more info

Image for The Bitch of Belmont: A Play in Eight Scenes.

The Bitch of Belmont: A Play in Eight Scenes.

By: Toft, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Staffordshire, TCP Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020876

ISBN: 0956374123

Condition: Very Good


144pp. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

By: Tomalin, Claire

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018535

ISBN: 0670915122

Condition: Very Good


xxv + 486pp, index, bibliography, notes, 34 illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, previous owner's (Jane Austen) bookplate to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (signed by author label to front) dustwrapper. Flat signed by author on title page. View more info

Image for The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series)

The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series)

By: Wandtke, Terrence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: RIT Press: 2015

Seller ID: 019377

ISBN: 1933360860

Condition: New


206pp. Softback, new book in shrinkwrap. The author traces the history of crime comics from their beginnings to their current resurgence. View more info

Image for Rex Whistler: The Konigsmark Drawings. Reproduced in Facsimile in Sepia and Colour.

Rex Whistler: The Konigsmark Drawings. Reproduced in Facsimile in Sepia and Colour.

By: Whistler, Rex / with an Introduction, and the Story in Brief, Derived from A.E.W. Mason's Novel By Laurence Whistler

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press: 1952

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022718

Condition: Very Good


24pp + 1p plates at rear. Red cloth boards, gilt titling and decoration, colour fading to spine and slightly to adjacent edges, a VG copy in original (a few minor edge rubs) slipcase. View more info

Image for Old Lies Revisited: Young Readers and the Literature of War and Violence

Old Lies Revisited: Young Readers and the Literature of War and Violence

By: Whitehead, Winifred

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Pluto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022367

ISBN: 074530429X

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 302pp, index, bibliography. Softback, owner's details to 1/2 title, general browning to pages, reading creases to spine, a VG copy. View more info

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The Happy Prince

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, The Hare Press: 1983

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022631

Condition: Very Good


16pp, frontispiece. Mauve card wrap, a VG copy. This is copy 4/80. View more info

Image for The Portable Oscar Wilde: Revised Edition

The Portable Oscar Wilde: Revised Edition

By: Wilde, Oscar / Weintraub, Stanley / Aldington, Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016719

ISBN: 0670767433

Condition: Very Good


vi + 741pp. Quarter bound in grey cloth over yellow boards, general light ageing (browning) to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (edge rubbed, minor marks) dustwrapper. Interesting gift inscription to front endpaper, signed by Stanley Weintraub and dated 1981. View more info

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William Morris's Printing Press

By: With Notes By Sir Basil Blackwell, Ray Watkinson and Anthony Eyre

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxfordshire, The William Morris Society at Kelmscott House: 1983

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022282

ISBN: 0903283026

Condition: Very Good


24pp, 10 illustrations plus frontispiece, colophon and rear cover illustration. Set by hand at Kelmscott House in Monotype Van Dijck, Series 203, 12 on 13 point, 1 point leaded, and with Original Janson Antique (AG Stempel Frankfurt) for the headings, and printed there on William Morris's Albion. This is copy 176/300. Scarce. View more info

Image for A Gradus Ad Parnassum, For The use Of Eton, Westminster, Winchester, Harrow, Charterhouse, & Rugby Schools; King's College, London; and Marlborough College, with an Appendix Containing A Dictionary of Epithets Classified According to Their English Meaning

A Gradus Ad Parnassum, For The use Of Eton, Westminster, Winchester, Harrow, Charterhouse, & Rugby Schools; King's College, London; and Marlborough College, with an Appendix Containing A Dictionary of Epithets Classified According to Their English Meaning

By: Yonge, CD

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer: 1866

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 017789

Condition: Good


viii + 686pp + 96pp. Black half leather over grey boards, rubbing to edges, slight twist to spine, owner's name stamped to top edge of pages. Some annotation to title page, occasional marks in text, general ageing to contents. Overall a Good tight copy. Gradus Ad Parnassum is stated to be a new edition, undated. Dictionary at rear is also a new edition, dated 1866, so the former will be deemed to be of similar date. View more info